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Guest Project — Anthropologie-inspired Ruffled Burlap Lamp!

Hi, I'm Terra from mama says sew. I'm really excited to be here today. When Jen asked me to share the tutorial for this lamp with her readers, I said "Of course!"  The lamp shade is, after all, her amazing idea. This is what I'm going to show you how to make today.  Jen showed me a picture of a lampshade from Anthropologie, and after thinking about it for almost a day, I came up with a … [Read more...]

Lamp Makeover: from Dull to Darling in 30 minutes!

Turn your lamp from dull to darling in 30 minutes flat! Here's my little Walmart lamp I bought to lighten up my desk area in my kitchen.It's cute, if kind of boring. But I knew I could do something fun to brighten her up! First, I got three pieces of paper and taped them together lengthwise. Then I made an outline of the lampshade by tracing the outline with a pencil. I rolled the lampshade … [Read more...]